Raised:
$11,445
11%Goal:
$100,000

Comox Valley

Hosted by Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn

86Walkers28Teams11Volunteers31Days Left

It's cold out there. The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community. Walk with us on February 22, 2020!

About Comox Valley Transition Society

The Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn are teaming up for our fifth annual Coldest Night of the Year Walk to end homelessness.


This family event will take place in downtown Courtenay on Saturday evening, Feb 22.


Last year our community came out by the 100's and raised more than $90,000 which helped shelter, feed and support families and individuals who were homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Please join us this year as we aim to raise $100,000.


With your help we can end homelessness in our community!


About Dawn to Dawn

The Comox Valley Transition Society and Dawn to Dawn are teaming up for our second annual Coldest Night of the Year Walk to end homelessness.


This family event will take place in downtown Courtenay on Saturday evening, Feb 22nd.


Last year our community came out by the 100's and raised more than $65,000 - as the number one supportive community in B.C.


Please join us this year as we aim to raise $100,000 to help families and individuals in the Comox Valley facing homelessness.


With your help we can end homelessness in our community!

Community Sponsors

Comox Valley is super grateful for our fantastic 2020 sponsors! View all sponsors >

Comox Valley Scoreboard

Are you thrashing the competition (for a good cause)? Find out here! Stats are updated every 15 minutes. See how you stack up on the national scoreboard >

Teams
Walkers

#

Team Name

Captain

Members

Raised

1

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

Steve Faraher-Amidon

12

1,265.00

2

Heather's Hikers

Heather Ney

2

725.00

3

St George's United Church

Joyce Wilson

4

725.00

4

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

Kristi Meier

6

550.00

5

Dawn to Dawn

Richard Clarke

1

500.00

6

Comox Valley Newcomers

Catherine Pedersen

10

485.00

7

Courtenay-Comox NDP

Kevin McPhail

4

250.00

8

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

Laura Pitcairn Huber

7

235.00

9

CASA LOMA/COMOX VALLEY SENIORS VILLAGES

Miranda Sorensen

1

150.00

10

Everybody Deserves A Smile (EDAS)

Leif Jason

4

125.00

11

E'cole Robb Road Elementary - Div. 15

Avry Janes

5

125.00

12

Resonate

Lisa Urch

4

100.00

13

SolidaritySisters

Cindy Gaboury

2

50.00

14

Connect

Tonya Edwards

1

50.00

15

United are we

Savannah Beirnes

4

50.00

16

Team Katie

Shannon Drought

3

10.00

17

7th Komox Brownies

Leslie Taylor

1

18

Letzsing Choir

Maggie Reynolds

1

19

Strathcona Sunrise Rotary

William Wright

1

20

CVTS Walkers of Hope

Alisa Hooper

1

21

97.3 The Eagle

Jake Fernandes

3

22

YQQFlyers

Erin Neely

1

23

Comox Valley MONAT Gratitude Squad

Denise Fredriksen

1

24

Budget Blinds

Suzanne Bryant

1

25

Shake-A-Leg Souls

Laura Thorold

2

26

The Late Greats

Michele Vanderwoude

1

27

Comox Walking Group

Lynne Phillips

1

#

Name

Team Name

Donors

Raised

1

Joyce Wilson

St George's United Church

6

725.00

2

Heather Ney

Heather's Hikers

8

625.00

3

Becky Packer

13

550.00

4

Richard Clarke

Dawn to Dawn

1

500.00

5

Kasia Stepien

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

9

495.00

6

Bev Petersen

9

350.00

7

Juliana Leahy

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

4

295.00

8

Catherine Pedersen

Comox Valley Newcomers

3

235.00

9

Kathryn Askew

Courtenay-Comox NDP

2

200.00

10

Laura Pitcairn Huber

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

6

170.00

11

Kristi Meier

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

1

150.00

12

Cathy West

Comox Valley Newcomers

1

150.00

13

Carey Wright

1

150.00

14

Miranda Sorensen

CASA LOMA/COMOX VALLEY SENIORS VILLAGES

1

150.00

15

Cathalina Gutierrez

Everybody Deserves A Smile (EDAS)

2

125.00

16

Steve Faraher-Amidon

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

2

125.00

17

Jan Adams

Heather's Hikers

1

100.00

18

Debby Howard

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

3

100.00

19

Tonya Edwards

Connect

1

50.00

20

Christy Faraher-Amidon

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

50.00

21

Cindy Gaboury

SolidaritySisters

2

50.00

22

keith wallace

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

50.00

23

robyn rushford

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

50.00

24

Kevin McPhail

Courtenay-Comox NDP

1

50.00

25

Everett Banadyga

E'cole Robb Road Elementary - Div. 15

1

50.00

26

Avry Janes

E'cole Robb Road Elementary - Div. 15

1

50.00

27

Dominique McGrady

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

25.00

28

Sébastien McGrady

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

25.00

29

Wanda Harssema

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

25.00

30

Allen Prosser

Comox Valley Unitarian Fellowship

1

25.00

31

Lauren Shoesmith

E'cole Robb Road Elementary - Div. 15

1

25.00

32

Kailey Garrett

United are we

1

25.00

33

Savannah Beirnes

United are we

1

25.00

34

Anna Leevers

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

1

25.00

35

Jillian Seal

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

1

20.00

36

Bibiana Davies

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

1

20.00

37

Shannon Drought

Team Katie

1

10.00

38

Donnie Urch

Resonate

39

Debbie Robertson

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

40

Laura Thorold

Shake-A-Leg Souls

41

Linda Thomas

97.3 The Eagle

42

Isaac Thorold

Shake-A-Leg Souls

43

Lori Ball

SolidaritySisters

44

Grant Shilling

45

William Wright

Strathcona Sunrise Rotary

46

Suzanne Bryant

Budget Blinds

47

Petra Reijm

Courtenay-Comox NDP

48

Michele Vanderwoude

The Late Greats

49

Ellen wise

St George's United Church

50

Sheri Bourrie

Comox Valley Newcomers

51

Jaben Urch

Resonate

52

Emelia Urch

Resonate

53

Lynne Phillips

Comox Walking Group

54

Klaus Huelscher

Comox Valley Newcomers

55

Katherine Owen

Comox Valley Newcomers

56

Lisa Urch

Resonate

57

Louise Smiley

St George's United Church

58

Cathy Kilner

St George's United Church

59

Janice Adie

Comox Valley Newcomers

60

Denise Fredriksen

Comox Valley MONAT Gratitude Squad

61

Erika Colclough

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

62

Brenda Kelm

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

63

Graham Peterson

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

64

Jessica Peterson

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

65

Alyssa LeFort

Team Katie

66

Katie Lawson

Team Katie

67

Jake Fernandes

97.3 The Eagle

68

Leif Jason

Everybody Deserves A Smile (EDAS)

69

Stephanie McGowan

Everybody Deserves A Smile (EDAS)

70

sky hellyar

Everybody Deserves A Smile (EDAS)

71

Renee Gullett

Grant Thornton - Courtenay

72

Erin Neely

YQQFlyers

73

Cleo Tetrault

United are we

74

Taylor Cascanette

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

75

Julia Doknjas

76

Maggie Reynolds

Letzsing Choir

77

Elizabeth Inkster

Comox Valley Mental Health & Substance Use

78

Leslie Taylor

7th Komox Brownies

79

Paul Morrow

97.3 The Eagle

80

Jacquie Kinney

E'cole Robb Road Elementary - Div. 15

81

Mira Herschmiller

E'cole Robb Road Elementary - Div. 15

82

Alisa Hooper

CVTS Walkers of Hope

83

Sammy Wheatley

United are we

84

Anne Lawrie

Courtenay-Comox NDP

Comox Valley Maps

All routes are generously marked with bright CNOY signage, staffed by friendly volunteers, and include rest stops with snacks along the way.

2019 CNOY Photos

Photo Credit: Scott Stanfield and Bonner Photography (bonnerphotography.com)

Event Day Details

Save the date - Event Day is February 22, 2020!

The Coldest Night of the Year is a family-friendly walk that raises money for charities serving hungry, homeless, and hurting people in our community.


StartGoogle Map

St George's United Church

505 6th St, Courtenay, BC


Times

Here's the schedule for Event Day:

  • 4 pm: Registration opens
  • 5 pm: Opening Ceremonies
  • 5:15 pm: Walk begins (all distances)
  • 6 pm: Registration closes
  • 6 pm: Meal service begins
  • 8 pm: Route closes, meal service ends

Yummy Food on Event Day:

Between 6:00 and 8:00 pm a warm, light meal will be served to all walkers and volunteers.


Registration

Registration Process:

  • Registration opens at 4:00 pm.
  • All walkers must check-in at registration upon arrival.
  • Check out the What to Bring section below.

Have questions? Visit our FAQ section!


Registration Types:

  • Children 0-10: Free to participate (but you'll need to raise $75 to earn a toque)
  • Youth 11-17: Fundraise $75+ to earn your CNOY toque or pay the $25 registration fee
  • Adult 18+: Fundraise $150+ to earn your CNOY toque or pay the $25 registration fee


Route Details

  • Route Distances: 2 km, 5 km, or 10 km walks.
  • Rest stops are available on all routes.
  • All routes will be well signed.
  • Route marshals, rest stop attendants, and sweep vehicle drivers will provide support along the route.
  • All walkers 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.


What to Bring

  • Cheques made out to Coldest Night of the Year and cash donations
  • A completed Pledge Form or My Results Form if you’re bringing cash or cheques
  • You're 17 years and under, or
  • You didn’t sign up online before event day
  • Good waterproof shoes/boots for walking
  • Warm coat and mitts
  • A cell phone for emergencies (recommended but not required)
  • Extra food or snacks if you have allergies or food sensitivities
  • A passion for the charity you're walking for

Contact Us


Comox Valley Transition Society

Michelle Vanderwoude Event Director
Toll Free 1.877.743.3413 / Phone 519.603.2250
Email resourcedevelopment@cvts.ca

Got questions about the Coldest Night of the Year?
info@cnoy.org | 1.877.743.3413